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Elizabeth Eilender

Of Counsel to J&J

Elizabeth Eilender is “Of Counsel” to the firm Jaroslawicz & Jaros. She is a graduate of Dartmouth College and New York Law School and has been litigating for over twenty years. Ms. Eilender concentrates her practice on Discrimination/Employment claims, Commercial Disputes, First Party Insurance Litigation (with an emphasis on improper coverage denials of life and disability insurance benefits by such carriers as UNUM Provident, Hartford and Metropolitan Life), Breach of Contract, Defamation (Libel/Slander), Serious Personal Injury and Wrongful Death, and Professional Malpractice including medical malpractice.

Ms. Eilender is also proud to represent brave scholar athletes who have suffered emotional and physical abuse by college coaches in actions and claims against the coaches and the institutions that condone and/or cover it up. See, eg.Cooper v. Holy Cross.

Ms. Eilender litigated the first sexual harassment case in New York which determined that the Commodities Exchange was a place of public accommodation and therefore the New York State Human Rights Law protected exchange members. D’Amico v. Commodities Exchange, 652 N.Y.S.2d 294, 235 A.D.2d 313, (1st Dep’t 1997).

Elizabeth Eilender has obtained multiple million dollar verdicts and settlements for her clients over the course of her career. She is known as a tireless and fierce advocate for her clients.

Areas of Practice

  • Litigation
  • Discrimination/Employment
  • Commercial Disputes
  • First Party Insurance Litigation
  • Breach of Contract
  • Defamation (Libel/Slander)
  • Serious Personal Injury and Wrongful Death
  • Professional Malpractice including medical malpractice
  • Police Excessive Force
  • Construction, building and crane collapses

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1993
  • New Jersey, 1992
  • Connecticut, 1997
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey

Education

  • New York Law School, New York, New York
    • JD - 1992
  • Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire
    • BA - 1989

 

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